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‘I had promised’: Obama to announce executive action on immigration Thursday … – Fox News

Posted: Thursday, November 20, 2014

President Obama, following through on his vow to sidestep Congress, will announce in a prime-time TV speech Thursday the executive actions he will take to change U.S. immigration law. Obama will make his announcement, expected to protect roughly 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation, from the White House at 8 p.m. EST. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT The president will go ahead with his plan despite widespread opposition from Capitol Hill Republicans, who…

Buffalo area braces for more snow – USA TODAY

Posted: Thursday, November 20, 2014

Greg Mitri shovels his way through nearly five feet of snow on Nov. 19, 2014, in the Lakeview neighborhood of Buffalo, N.Y.(Photo: John Normile, Getty Images) Still digging out from an epic lake-effect snowstorm that dumped over five feet of snow and left at least 8 dead, dozens stranded, thousands of lives disrupted and surreal mounds of snow everywhere, western New Yorkers were bracing for another round of wintry weather…

Mike Nichols, Acclaimed Director of ‘The Graduate,’ Dies at 83 – New York Times

Posted: Thursday, November 20, 2014

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Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb forms exploratory committee for 2016 White … – Fox News

Posted: Thursday, November 20, 2014

File: Undated: Former Virgina Democratic Sen. Jim Webb. (AP) Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb says he has formed an exploratory committee to consider a campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016.  Webb unveiled the website for his exploratory committee in a message posted on his Twitter account late Wednesday. The move is the first official step in a possible challenge to former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton,…

Gossip column: Messi, Cech, Shaqiri, Hummels, Origi, Rami – BBC News

Posted: Thursday, November 20, 2014

For a list of all the latest deals, check out the transfers page. BBC Sport has released the State of the Game study into the make-up of the Premier League, Championship and Scottish Premiership. View the full findings here . TRANSFER GOSSIP Arsenal have agreed a deal in principle to sign Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, 32, who is…

Gossip column: Messi, Cech, Shaqiri, Mourinho and Rami – BBC News

Posted: Thursday, November 20, 2014

For a list of all the latest deals, check out the transfers page. TRANSFER GOSSIP Arsenal have agreed a deal in principle to sign Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, 32, who is currently playing second fiddle to Thibaut Courtois at Stamford Bridge. (Daily Star)  The Daily Star focus on Wigan’s clause to be able to sack Malky Mackay if he…

In 2019 World Track Championships, Qatar Adds Second Sports Jewel – New York Times

Posted: Thursday, November 20, 2014

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Outside Of The Games, Are Sports Corrupt? – NPR

Posted: Thursday, November 20, 2014

i i The executive committee of FIFA — the international organization that regulates soccer — was so suspected of taking bribes that FIFA ordered its own internal investigation. It’s no surprise, says Frank Deford, that it found no wrongdoing. Kirill Kudryavstev/AFP/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption Kirill Kudryavstev/AFP/Getty Images The executive committee of FIFA — the international organization that regulates soccer — was so suspected of taking bribes that FIFA…

Obama to announce executive action on immigration Thursday in primetime … – Fox News

Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

President Obama, following through on his vow to sidestep Congress, will announce in a prime-time TV speech Thursday the executive actions he will take to change U.S. immigration law. Obama will make his announcement, expected to protect roughly 5 million illegal immigrants from deportation, from the White House at 8 p.m. EST. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT The president will go ahead with his plan despite widespread opposition from Capitol Hill Republicans, who…

Snow Emergency: Seven Dead, 100+ Trapped in Monster Winter Storm – NBCNews.com

Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Troopers in all-terrain vehicles and rescue crews working without sleep set out Wednesday to reach drivers trapped in a ferocious winter storm that dumped more than 5 feet of snow outside Buffalo, New York — with plenty more on the way. About 140 miles of Interstate 90, the main artery running east and west across New York state, remained closed, from Rochester to the New York-Pennsylvania state line. There…

TV Land pulls ‘Cosby Show’ from lineup – Washington Post

Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

NEW YORK — NBC has scrapped a Bill Cosby comedy that was under development and TV Land will stop airing reruns of “The Cosby Show,” moves that came a day after another woman came forward claiming that the once-beloved comic had sexually assaulted her. NBC spokeswoman Rebecca Marks said Wednesday the Cosby sitcom “is no longer under development.” A TV Land spokesperson said the shows will stop airing immediately. “The…

Police: Miss Honduras, sister found shot to death – Businessweek

Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

SANTA BARBARA, Honduras (AP) — The dark-haired beauty was to have flown to London Wednesday to compete in the Miss World pageant — the high point of her reign as Miss Honduras. Instead, the beauty queen and her sister were found shot to death along a remote river bank. Police said the sister’s boyfriend confessed to shooting the women, jealous that his girlfriend had danced with another man. Bodies believed…

Man arrested at White House after weapon, ammunition found in car Report … – CNN

Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Washington (CNN) — A man was arrested at the White House Wednesday after the Secret Service found a rifle and ammunition in his car parked nearby. 41-year-old R.J. Capheim of Davenport, Iowa, approached a uniformed division officer at the White House and told the officer that someone in Iowa told him to go to the White House, the Secret Service said. Capheim approached the officer at 15th Street entrance, just…

Obama To Make Immigration Announcement Thursday: Reports – Huffington Post

Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

President Barack Obama will announce executive orders on immigration Thursday during an address to the nation, the White House confirmed in a Facebook video. “Everybody agrees that our immigration system is broken. Unfortunately Washington has allowed the problem to fester for too long,” Obama said in the video. “So what I’m going to be laying out is the things that I can do with my lawful authority as president to…

Watch Surfers Catch Waves on Lake Erie in Snowstorm – NBCNews.com

Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

BREAKING: Watch Live Coverage of Snowstorm Battering Buffalo

Janice Dickinson is latest Cosby accuser – USA TODAY

Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

TV host and model Janice Dickinson is the latest woman to accuse comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault. Dickinson told Entertainment Tonight that Cosby assaulted her in 1982. More than a dozen claims against Cosby are starting to affect his career. VPC Janice Dickinson among the women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault.(Photo: Jordan Strauss, Invision/AP) TV host and model Janice Dickinson is the latest woman to accuse…

Boyfriend confesses to killing Miss Honduras, sister, authorities say – Fox News

Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

April 26, 2014: In this photo, Maria Jose Alvarado is crowned the new Miss Honduras in San Pedro, Sula, Honduras. Alvarado, and her sister Sofia disappeared after attending a birthday party in Western Honduras on Thursday Nov. 13, but authorities were not notified until the weekend. The 19-year-old beauty queen was expected to attend the Miss World pageant in Britain this December. (AP) The boyfriend of Miss Honduras 2014’s sister has…

Uber’s Latest Scandal and Silicon Valley’s Grown-Up Problem – New York Times

Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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At least 6 die as snow, cold pummels Northeast – USA TODAY

Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Parts of Buffalo, New York are expected to see 90 inches of snow over a three-day period. Their usual average is 94 inches of snow per year. VPC Mike Valentine and his girlfriend, Jill Kless, walk home after shopping as snow falls Nov. 18, 2014, in Boston, N.Y.(Photo: Harry Scull Jr., The Buffalo News, via AP) BUFFALO — The first snowstorm of the season has resulted in five deaths in…

Janice Dickinson accuses Bill Cosby of assault – Boston Globe

Posted: Wednesday, November 19, 2014

NEW YORK — Model and TV host Janice Dickinson added her name to the women who have accused comic Bill Cosby of sexual assault. In an ‘‘Entertainment Tonight’’ interview that aired Tuesday, Dickinson said that the 1982 incident occurred in Lake Tahoe, California, where he was appearing. Continue reading below She told the TV newsmagazine that she wrote about the assault in her 2002 autobiography, ‘‘No Lifeguard on Duty: The…